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Ashikaga Yoshiharu (足利 義晴? April 2, 1511May 20, 1550) was the 12th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1521 to 1546 during the late Muromachi period of Japan. He was the son of the eleventh shogun Ashikaga Yoshizumi. April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1511 (MDXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate Shōgun )   is supreme general of the samurai,a military rank and historical title in Japan. ... The Ashikaga shogunate (Jp. ... The Muromachi period (Japanese: 室町時代, Muromachi-jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Muromachi bakufu, the Ashikaga era, the Ashikaga period, or the Ashikaga bakufu) is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1336 to 1573. ... Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate Shōgun )   is supreme general of the samurai,a military rank and historical title in Japan. ... Ashikaga Yoshizumi (Jp. ...


After the tenth shogun Ashikaga Yoshitane and Hosokawa Takakuni struggled for power over the shogunate in 1521, Yoshitane ran away to Awaji Island and Yoshiharu was installed as a puppet shogun. Not having any political power and repeatedly being forced out of the capital of Kyoto, * Yoshiharu eventually retired in 1546 over a political struggle between Miyoshi Nagayoshi and Hosokawa Harumoto making his son Ashikaga Yoshiteru the Thirteenth shogun. Ashikaga Yoshitane (Jp. ... Hosokawa Takakuni (細川 高国; 1484 – July 17, 1531) was a military commander in the Muromachi period. ... Awaji Island (Jp. ... Kyoto )   is a city in the central part of the island of HonshÅ«, Japan. ... Miyoshi Nagayoshi ) (1523-1564) was a Japanese samurai who was lord of the Miyoshi clan during the Sengoku period. ... Hosokawa Harumoto (細川 æ™´å…ƒ; 1514 – March 24, 1563) was the head of Hosokawa clan in the end of Muromachi period and Sengoku period. ... Ashikaga Yoshiteru (Jp. ...


Supported by Oda Nobunaga, his son Ashikaga Yoshiaki became the fifteenth shogun. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ashikaga Yoshiaki (足利 義昭 Ashikaga Yoshiaki, December 5, 1537–October 9, 1597) was the 15th, and last, shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate in Japan who reigned from 1568 to 1573. ...


From a western perspective, Yoshiharu is significant, as he was shogun in 1542, when the first contact of Japan with the European West when a Portuguese ship, blown off its course to China, landed in Japan. Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ...

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Eras of Yoshiharu's bakufu

The years in which Yoshiharu was shogan are more specifically identified by more than one era name or nengō. Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Japanese era calendar scheme is a common calendar scheme used in Japan, which identifies a year by the combination of the Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ...

  • Daiei (1521-1528)
  • Kyōroku (1528-1532)
  • Tenbun (1532-1555)

For other uses, please see Daiei (disambiguation). ... Kyōroku (Japanese: 享禄) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... Temmon or Tembun (天文) was a Japanese Era after Kyōroku and before Kōji and spanned from 1532 to 1555. ...

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Further reading

  • Titsingh, Isaac, ed. (1834), [Siyun-sai Rin-siyo, 1652], Nipon o daï itsi ran; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon, tr. par M. Isaac Titsingh avec l'aide de plusieurs interprètes attachés au comptoir hollandais de Nangasaki; ouvrage re., complété et cor. sur l'original japonais-chinois, accompagné de notes et précédé d'un Aperçu d'histoire mythologique du Japon, par M. J. Klaproth. Paris: Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. --Two copies of this rare book have now been made available online: (1) from the library of the University of Michigan, digitized January 30, 2007; and (2) from the library of Stanford University, digitized June 23, 2006. Click here to read the original text in French.
Preceded by:
Ashikaga Yoshitane
Muromachi Shogun:
Ashikaga Yoshiharu

1521-1546
Succeeded by:
Ashikaga Yoshiteru

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Ashikaga Yoshiharu (172 words)
Ashikaga Yoshiharu (足利 義晴, 1510 - 1550) was the 12th Ashikaga shogun who reigned from 1521 to 1546 during the late Muromachi period of Japan.
After the 10th shogun Ashikaga Yoshitane and Hosokawa Takakuni[?] struggled for power over the shogunate in 1521, Yoshitane ran away to Awaji island[?] and Yoshiharu was installed as a puppet shogun.
From a western perspective, Yoshiharu is significant, as he was shogun in 1542, when the first contact of Japan with the European West when a Portuguese ship, blown off its course to China, landed in Japan.
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